Beach Hazards Statement

The National Weather Service has issued a Beach Hazard Statement for Door, Kewaunee and Manitowoc Counties from 10 AM through this evening (5/25/15).  High weave action, strong currents and dangerous swimming conditions are expected.  The statement  includes Rock Island State Beach, Baileys Harbor beaches and Whitefish Dunes Beach in Door County.  Crescent Beach and City of Kewaunee Beach in Kewaunee County.  Point Beach, Neshotah Beach … Continue reading

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Manitowoc Man Dies After Kewaunee County Crash

A 61 year old Manitowoc man has been pronounced dead after an accident Friday morning. The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department responded to the call of a one vehicle crash at 7:56AM on Highway 42, north of County J, in the Town of Carlton. Investigators determined that the man, driving a black Jeep Grand Cherokee had been northbound on 42 when he crossed the centerline, left … Continue reading

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SBFD Clears Fire from Discarded Cigarette

Quick work by members of the Sturgeon Bay Fire Department kept a fire in the siding of a home at 62 West Oak Street from getting out of hand Thursday afternoon. Six units and 19 firefighters were sent to the west side home after a call came in indicating their was a fire in the basement of the home and flames were visible. Assistant Fire … Continue reading

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Council Okays Cadence Plant in Industrial Park

A Sturgeon Bay business is now in position to move ahead with plans to construct a 62-thousand square foot facility in the city’s industrial park as a result of action taken by the city council Tuesday. Cadence, Incorporated, currently located at 512 South Columbia Avenue, in the former Overland Bolling plant, plans to begin construction of its new facility this summer and take occupancy in … Continue reading

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Eagle Tower at Peninsula Park Closed Indefinitely

The iconic observation tower at Peninsula State Park near Fish Creek will be closed indefinitely because of public safety concerns related to structural deficiency issues. Park Superintendent Kelli Bruns says the Eagle Tower was closed to the public after the Department of Natural Resources received an inspection report Wednesday from a company hired to do a detailed inspection of the structure earlier this spring. Bruns … Continue reading

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Algoma Subway Burglarized

The Algoma Police Department reports that the Subway restaurant in the city was burglarized early Sunday morning.  Surveillance cameras show two persons inside the building at approximately 1:00 AM.  The two individuals dressed in hooded sweatshirts (one with a face mask) entered the business by use of a key.  They obtained the safe combination from a drawer and removed an undisclosed amount of cash.  The … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Fine Art Fair This Weekend

The Memorial Day weekend will provide ample opportunity for residents and visitors to exercise their artistic sensibilities during the annual Fine Art Fair in Sturgeon Bay. Pam Seiler, Executive Director of the Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center, says the 17th annual event brings dozens of exhibitors together to showcase their artwork in one setting at Sunset Park… The Sturgeon Bay Fire Art Fair runs from 10AM … Continue reading

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Funding Plan for West Side Waterfront Development Moves Forward

The City of Sturgeon Bay has moved a step closer to receiving more than $3.1 million in funding to pay for costs related to the development of the former Door County Cooperative property on the west side waterfront. The city council Tuesday okayed the issuance of general obligation promissory notes and the issuance and sale of taxable note anticipation notes, based on a recommendation from … Continue reading

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Bulls Corralled in Kewaunee County

The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department responded to the report of 3 to 4 loose bulls on Highway 29 between Pilsen and County Highway AB in the Town of Montpelier Monday night. Deputies were able to get the animals off of the roadway, but were unable to corral the animals, which were described as dangerous and aggressive. It was determined that two bulls and one cow … Continue reading

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New Death’s Door Exhibit at DCMM in Gills Rock

A new Death’s Door exhibit will be unveiled when the Gills Rock facility of the the Door County Maritime Museum opens on Saturday. As part of the opening, the debut of a new interactive technology called “augmented reality” is planned. Using a tablet provided by the museum or your own personal smart phone, visitors will experience maritime history in a new way. The new exhibit … Continue reading

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